Human Rights Violations

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How the Indian Government Watched Delhi Burn

Two things happened in Delhi on Tuesday, and the gulf between them illustrated India’s wild, alarming swerve from normalcy. At the Presidential palace, Donald...

Detention of Anti-CAA Activists: Rights Defenders Reject India’s Reply to UN Experts

Shahzeen Nazar NEW DELHI – The United Nations Special Rapporteurs on Human Rights had raised with the government of India the continued detention of eleven human...

India: Family beaten, forced into home confinement for converting to Christianity

  By Anugrah Kumar, Christian Post Contributor A Christian family in an indigenous community in eastern India was beaten and forced to remain confined in their home...

‘The Graham Staines Story’ a grim reminder of horrors of religious persecution

Two days before the March 29 release of The Least of These: The Graham Staines Story, a Twitter post was being widely circulated, accusing...

Madhya Pradesh: Dalit man beaten to death for touching food at a feast, say police

By Scroll Staff A 25-year-old Dalit man was beaten to death in Chhatarpur district of Madhya Pradesh because he had touched the food served at a feast, The...

When the Dalits were ‘untouchables’ and not counted among Hindus

The possibility of losing a large portion of their official numbers sharpened the minds of high-caste Hindu leaders, who began at this point to vociferously claim Dalits as fellow Hindus and to accuse the colonial state of conspiring to undermine Hinduism by divide-and-rule tactics

Institutionalising Hindutva


UN Rights Group Seeks Information From Centre About Alleged Rights Violations Against 3 Kashmiris

A group of United Nations special rapporteurs, appointed to oversee the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms, has asked the Centre...

Conflict-Fatigue & Collective Denial: The Conundrum Of Violence Against Women

By  Sana Shah ‘A mother succumbs to injuries, ‘dies’ at ‘the hospital’? “A mother of two children, who was allegedly set ablaze by her in-laws in...

Citing security, J&K sets up force to act against govt staff without probe

By Bashaarat Masood The Jammu and Kashmir administration has set up a Special Task Force (STF) to initiate action against government employees suspected of activities...

In Kashmir, Police Treat Pandemic As A Law-And-Order Problem

Srinagar: Every morning before beginning his 6-km journey from home to the Lal Ded hospital, Nasir Rashid, MBBS, made sure he carried identification. It was...

Take note of ‘acute HR violations’ in J-K, Untoo asks global rights bodies

International Forum For Justice Human Rights J-K on Tuesday said that New Delhi continues to impose harsh restrictions on the people in Jammu and...


Lynching Report

Reported Victims of Lynchings Since 2014


hate speech

Delhi Pogrom

Narendra Modi Looks the Other Way as New Delhi Burns

BY RANA AYYUB Two days before the anti-Muslim riots began in Delhi this week, a member of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s cabinet said Muslims should have...


Blood and Soil in Narendra Modi’s India: The New Yorker Report

The Prime Minister’s Hindu-nationalist government has cast two hundred million Muslims as internal enemies

Why Arabs are speaking out against Islamophobia in India

By Bilal Kuchay In the past couple of weeks, the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), the Kuwait government, a royal princess of the United Arab Emirates...

Assam Has a New CM – Himanta Biswa Sarma. What Does...

By Sangeeta Barooah Pisharoty New Delhi: After a week of uncertainty, Assam has a new chief minister – Himanta Biswa Sarma. This decision of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)...


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